• 15th Century,  Reviews,  Spanish Inquisition

    review: El Rey

    El Rey: A Novel of Renaissance Iberia by Ginger Myrick In a genre saturated with settings in England, France and Italy, Ginger Myrick presents her saga based in Renaissance Iberia—Castile, Portugal and Spain. This spellbinding story not only connects readers…

  • 15th Century,  Reviews,  Spanish Inquisition

    review: By Fire, By Water

    By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan 15th century Spain is an era I am not very familiar with, having only read novels mentioning Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon. The Spanish Inquisition and the fate of both…

  • 15th Century,  Reviews,  Spanish Inquisition

    review: The Queen’s Vow

    The Queen’s Vow by C. W. Gortner Isabella of Castile is classically remembered as an indomitable queen and a byword for the Spanish Inquisition. Many readers have only a vague sense of her character from reading novels in which she…